After 25 years, followers lastly bought to see Nicolas Cage‘s Superman in motion in The Flash. We even bought to see him battling a large spider, which was initially within the script for Tim Burton’s unproduced Superman Lives film. It was a reasonably wild scene to see play out within the film whatever the CGI results.
Cage just lately opened up about how he felt whereas watching that scene play out within the film throughout an interview with USA At present saying:
“Nicely, I used to be glad I did not blink. For me, it was the sensation of being actualized. Even that search for that exact character, lastly seeing it on display screen, was satisfying. However as I stated, it is fast.”
It’s fast, nevertheless it’s satisfying to observe. He went on to share the place you’ll be able to see what his Clark Kent / Superman efficiency would have been like in Superman Lives. All it’s important to do is watch his 1998 movie Metropolis of Angels. He stated:
“In the event you actually needed to know what I used to be going do with that character, have a look at my efficiency in Metropolis of Angels.”
Within the romantic drama, Cage performs a guardian angel who weighs buying and selling his otherworldly existence for a mortal life with a human girl, who’s performed by Meg Ryan. He went on to elucidate:
“I used to be supposed [to play] Clark Kent after [City of Angels], and I used to be already growing this alien otherness taking part in this angel. That may be a excellent instance of the tonality you’ll’ve gotten for Kal-El and for Clark Kent. Clark would’ve been a bit extra amusing however Kal-El [had] the sensitivity and the goodness and the vulnerability and all these emotions that had been type of angelic and likewise terrifying.”
Whereas it was good to get a glimpse of what Cage’s Superman would’ve been like in The Flash, I nonetheless would have beloved to see him and Burton get to make their Superman Lives film. It’s a disgrace that they didn’t get the possibility.